Rabih G. Tawk, M.D.

  1. Neurosurgeon

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Appointments

Clinical

Rabih G. Tawk, M.D., is a neurosurgeon, with subspecialty in cerebrovascular neurosurgery. His clinical practice focuses on the open surgical and endovascular treatment of complex cerebrovascular disorders, with an emphasis on functional outcomes. A primary interest lies in the treatment of patients with skull base tumors using minimally invasive and endoscopic approaches. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Tawk is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. He authors expert content and publishes in high-impact scientific journals. He is a peer reviewer for prominent peer-reviewed journals in the field of cerebrovascular neurosurgery. Dr. Tawk's focus is primarily on treatment of patients with the following disorders:

  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Cerebral arteriovenous malformations
  • Cavernous malformations
  • Arteriovenous fistulae
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Skull base endoscopic surgery
  • Spine arteriovenous malformations
  • Stroke
  • Carotid artery disease

Research

  • Research focuses on cerebrovascular disorders and functional outcome
  • Development of new techniques for cerebral revascularization
  • Development of new endoscopic and microsurgical approaches for treatment of vascular and skull base lesions
  1. EC-IC bypass
  2. Endoscopic procedure
  • Cerebral aneursyms
  • Cerebral arteriovenous malformations
  • Cavernous malformations
  • Arteriovenous fistulae
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Skull base endoscopic surgery
  • Spine arteriovenous malformations
  • Stroke
  • Carotid artery disease
  1. 2010
    Fellow - Endovascular Neurosurgery 4/2007 - 1/2008 and 7/2009 - 6/2010State University of New York at Buffalo
  2. 2009
    ResidentState University of New York at Buffalo
  3. 2004
    Fellow - Oncologic Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife Stereotactic RadiosurgeryRoswell Park Cancer Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo
  4. 2003
    Resident - General Surgery PGY-1Staten Island University Hospital
  5. 2001
    MDLebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences
  6. 1992
    Pre-MedicalBcharre's Official School

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    Faculty Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic
  2. 2022
    First place for the Atlantic Coast Conference InventureAtlantic Coast Conference Inventure
  3. 2021
    First place at Georgia Tech Capstone DesignExpoGeorgia Tech Capstone Design Expo
  4. 2021
    First place for carSEALWalleye Tank Competition
  5. 2021
    Winner for Walleye Tank inventionWalleye Tank
  6. 2021
    First place in Alligator Tank for carSEALAlligator Tank Competition
  7. 2021
    Winner of the Alligator Tank Competition with CarSealAlligator Tank
  8. 2021
    Educator of the YearCongress of Neurologic Surgeons
  9. 2015
    Award for Reviewer ExcellenceNeurosurgery
  10. 2014
    Excellence Through Teamwork AwardMayo Clinic in Florida
  11. 2005
    Resident Achievement AwardState University of New York at Buffalo

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    ConsultantContinuous Professional Development
  2. 2021 - present
    Board of DirectorsFlorida Neurosurgical Society
  3. 2020 - present
    Board Member at LargeFlorida Neurosurgical Society
  4. 2020 - present
    Member at LargeFlorida Neurosurgical Society
  5. 2018 - present
    SecretaryWorld Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons
  6. 2017 - present
    FellowCommitee on Advanced Specialty Training CNS Endovascular Testing
  7. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  8. 2014 - present
    DirectorNeuro-Endovascular Fellowship Program
  9. 2014 - present
    Fellow MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  10. 2014 - present
    Web site committeeAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  11. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association & American Stroke Association
  12. 2012 - present
    MemberEndovascular Neurosurgery Research Group
  13. 2012 - present
    Senior MemberSociety of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  14. 2012 - present
    MemberSouthern Neurosurgical Society
  15. 2012 - present
    Co-DirectorStroke Clinical Practice Committee
  16. 2010 - present
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  17. 2010 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  18. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons/Cerebrovascular Section
  19. 2010 - present
    MemberWorld Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons
  20. 2009 - 2010
    Provisional Active MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  21. 2005 - 2010
    MemberNew York State Medical Society

Publications